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Today's News

  • POLICE REPORTS

    (Editor’s Note: The Grant County News publishes all items in police beat that are submitted from each individual police agency. The News does not omit names from police reports.)

    Sgt. Tim Slone executed a warrant for Chad Gordon, 36, of Williamstown, for violation of conditional release, at 11:22 a.m. Jan. 11 on S. Main Street. Gordon was lodged at the Grant County Detention Center.

  • Starting Point

    Imagine with me that you are starting a rebuild project on an old car, where would you start this project? What is the most important thing that must be working in a car? This question is rhetorical because you know the answer. You would start with the engine. Otherwise this car is just a yard ornament, which there are a lot of yard ornaments in Grant County (no offense).

  • School resource officer program expands

    The school resource officer program has expanded at Grant County Schools.
    The program, which is run through the Grant County Sheriff’s Office, began in 1999.
    Before the Christmas break, Troy Hagedorn previously was assigned as a school resource officer at Grant County High School and Robert Morgan at Grant County Middle School.
    Under the recent expansion, Morgan will now be covering SRO duties at GCHS and Lee Jacobs will be the school resource officer at GCMS.
    Morgan and Jacobs both will use K-9s to assist at the schools as well.

  • BUILDING PERMITS

    • Nov. 10
    Joey Beagle, 213 Humes Ridge Road, pole barn, 400 square feet, estimated cost $600; permit fee $40.82.
    Norma Malecki, 840 Jacob Drive, addition, 100 square feet, estimated cost $27,000; permit fee $46.64.
    • Nov. 14
    Adam Rich, 270 Leon Drive, garage, 1,200 square feet, estimated cost $35,000; permit fee $75.57.
    Christopher Romer, 1010 Mason Road, garage, 369 square feet, estimated cost $14,000; permit fee $92.72.
    • Nov. 17

  • How did CVG finally get Southwest?

    Southwest Airlines has nabbed flight commitments from at least one of Cincinnati’s nine Fortune 500 employers and expects to win business from all of them once it begins flying from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport in June.

  • First snowfall of 2017 hits Grant County

    The first significant snowfall of 2017 hit Grant County Thursday, Jan. 5, bringing with it about one dozen traffic incidents, according to Grant County Sheriff Chuck Dills.

    Although less than two inches of snow fell, Dills said that several cars struck each other around the south end of the county near KY 330.  

    None of the crashes handled by the sheriff’s office caused significant injuries.
    Snowplows began clearing the roads at about 7 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 5 and finished around 2 a.m. Friday, Jan. 6, according to Dills.

  • SNOW DAY!!!
  • GC natives march in Rose Bowl Parade

    As the U.S. Air Force celebrated its 70th birthday, two Grant County natives performed on the biggest stage of their lives by blasting the tunes of the world’s most powerful military.

    Master Sgt. Jeremiah True and Tech. Sgt. Saundra Sininger both performed across Southern California for several days with about 100 other members of the U.S. Air Force Total Force Band before a grand finale at the 128th Rose Parade.

  • Remembering Cecil Jackson: A life among the animals

    Cecil Elmore Jackson, Sr. spent his entire life around animals.  From growing up on a Grant County farm, to a five-decade career at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, he held a connection with his work that made him a beloved figure in the wildlife community, as well as the Northern Kentucky area.

  • State police recover vehicle stolen from Tenn.

    Kentucky State Police Post 6 recovered a stolen vehicle from Tennessee in Grant County on Wednesday, Jan. 4 at 8:25 p.m., according to a press release by Trooper David Jones.
    Trooper Joseph Kenny recovered a 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee from 104 Gouge Drive in Dry Ridge. The vehicle had been reported stolen out of Trousdale County Tennessee.  
    Police charged Martine Lincoln, 34, of New Boston, Ohio with receiving stolen property under $10,000.